On April 5, the UA&P College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) held an information session on the Urban Humanities Field School, which will be held in Baguio City on May 27 to June 2. UA&P students as well as students from other universities attended the session, which kicked off with guest speaker, award-winning urban planner Mr. Paulo Alcazaren.

After his opening remarks, Mr. Alcazaren also presented a brief background on the current situation of the Philippines’ parks, plazas, and open spaces. CAS Vice Dean for Academic and Student Affairs Dr. Philip Peckson gave a brief explanation for what Urban Humanities is, while Arts Department Chair Dr. Laya Gonzales and History Department Chair Ms. Josefti Nito explained the Urban Humanities Field School program.

L-R: Dr. Laya Gonzales, Ms. Josefti Nito, and Mr. Paulo Alcazaren

The Urban Humanities Field School is an intensive seven-day course that is open to students, employees, and interested participants from all walks of life. Participants will learn about cities meaningfully through sensory ethnography and oral history techniques.

The registration and payment is from April 5 to April 26. Click here to register.

For more information, email [email protected] or follow the UA&P Humanities Program¬†on Facebook for more updates.